UN chief met Sudan's president who is accused of genocide

2018-01-30 12:06

The UN says Secretary General Antonio Guterres has met with Sudan's president, who has been accused of genocide by the International Criminal Court, on the sidelines of the African Union summit on grounds of "operational necessity".

Bashir tells Kiir keen to solve disputes with S Sudan

2017-11-02 11:50

Sudan's president Omar al-Bashir has told his South Sudanese counterpart Salva Kiir that Khartoum is keen to resolve all pending issues with South Sudan in a bid to improve relations, a report says.

'US sanctions have weakened my country,' says Sudan's Bashir

2017-09-28 22:39

President Omar al-Bashir says that Washington's "unjust" trade embargo on Sudan has weakened the African country and caused immense hardship for its people.

Bashir, wanted by ICC, arrives in Morocco for a 'private visit'

2017-08-04 12:07

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, wanted on genocide charges by the International Criminal Court, has arrived in Morocco for a "private" visit.

Sudan's Bashir 'suspends sanctions talks with US'

2017-07-13 06:10

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has suspended negotiations with the US on ending decades-old sanctions against Khartoum after Washington extended the embargo by three months, state media reports.

ICC ruling: What is Al-Bashir accused of?

The ICC ruled on Thursday that South Africa is guilty of not arresting Sudanese president, Omar al-Bashir, during his visit to the country following his indictment for crimes against humanity in 2008. Watch.

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ICC ruling an 'indictment on ANC' - DA

2017-07-06 19:45

The DA says the ICC's ruling that South Africa should have arrested Sudan President Omar al-Bashir in 2015 when he visited the country, was an indictment of the ANC-led government.

Omar al-Bashir ruling enough justification to leave ICC - Parliament committee chair

2017-07-06 17:52

The chairperson of Parliament's international relations portfolio committee says the ICC's ruling that SA ought to have arrested Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is enough justification to leave the body.

ICC to rule on Bashir's visit to SA

2017-07-06 06:08

The International Criminal Court will hand down its ruling on South Africa's failure to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir when he attended an African Union summit in the country.

Sudan extends ceasefire in 3 conflict zones

2017-07-03 10:20

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has extended a unilateral ceasefire for nearly four months in the war-torn regions of Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan, state media says.


ICC: Failure to arrest Sudan's president undermines court

2017-12-13 08:30

The prosecutor of the ICC is accusing some of its members including Jordan, Uganda and Chad of undermining the tribunal's "reputation and credibility" by refusing to arrest Sudan's president who is accused of genocide in Darfur.

Sudan's Bashir extends truce in 3 conflict zones

2017-10-09 10:46

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir reportedly has extended for two months a unilateral ceasefire in the war-torn regions of Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan.

Russian ambassador to Sudan found dead in swimming pool

2017-08-24 09:46

Russia's ambassador to Sudan, veteran diplomat Mirgayas Shirinsky has been found dead in the swimming pool at his Khartoum home, Sudanese and Russian officials say.

ICC ruling on SA and Bashir: Pragmatism wins the day

2017-07-27 10:04

The ICC has been criticised for not acting against South Africa after it failed to arrest Sudan's president in 2015. But, the court actually acted sensibly given the challenges it faces, writes Matt Killingsworth.

Sudan may return to war if US keeps sanctions: minister

2017-07-12 13:30

Sudan could fall back into war if Washington fails to lift decades-old sanctions, Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour has said, insisting that Khartoum sees the embargo as "unacceptable".

ICC launches scathing attack on South Africa for failing to arrest Omar al-Bashir

2017-07-06 21:53

The International Criminal Court says it is not necessary to refer the Omar al-Bashir matter to the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome of Statute or the United Nations Security Council.

Government to study ICC ruling on Omar al-Bashir

2017-07-06 19:44

Government will peruse the International Criminal Court ruling that found SA failed to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir during the African Union Summit in June 2015, the Department of International Relations said on Thursday.

South Africa should have arrested Al-Bashir - ICC

2017-07-06 14:58

The International Criminal Court has found that South Africa failed in its duty to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir when he was in the country.

ICC to release SA Bashir ruling

2017-07-03 13:31

The ICC will this week declare whether the SA government was wrong not to detain Sudanese President Omar al Bashir during a 2015 visit to the country.

Darfur peacekeeping force headed for major drawdown

2017-06-07 08:00

The African Union and the United Nations are proposing major cuts to their joint peacekeeping force in Sudan's troubled Darfur region, paring down one of the world's largest and costliest peace operations.

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